IT’S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Rand is back to share his fond memories of decades of comic collecting and reading in this month’s Random Access Memory. Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that
I’ve been looking for a really great Spider-Man figure to add to my figure, and thanks to Sideshow Collectibles, Peter Parker and Spider-Man may be the figures I’ve been looking for.
In an interview with Empire Magazine director of the upcoming Spider-Man movie for Sony Pictures Jon Watts revealed the age of this incarnation of Peter Parker. Watts stated, “I love the idea of making a coming-of-age high-school movie. We’re really going to see Peter Parker in high school and get deeper into that side of it. He’s just 15 now.” Watts also went on to comment on Spidey’s origin, or the lack thereof, “There are only so many times you can kill Uncle Ben.” Given that actor Tom Holland is 19-years-old this announcement from Watts makes a lot of sense.
Press Release This June, not even the Amazing Spider-Man is safe from the Secret Wars – and neither are you True Believers! Prepare for a seismic Spidey story the likes of which has to be read to be believed in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1 – a new Secret Wars series! Blockbuster creators Dan Slott and Adam Kubert pull out all the stops on this next evolutionary step for Peter Parker.
Valentine’s Day is almost here and in honour of a holiday celebrating love, here’s a list of couples in love from comics we love. Major Spoilers presents you with Top 5 Comic Book Couples!
Anna Maria has discovered that Peter Parker is Spider-Man just as Doctor Octopus has left his body. Peter decides to come clean about the mind swap in time for Electro to attack.
When you’ve read comics as long as I have – a really long time now – there are certain patterns I’ve noticed in how both Marvel and DC do certain things. One of those, which I honestly despise, is to replace a “name” hero with another person in the costume. I mean, come on – you just know the original person will be back. It’s only a matter of time.
Kill a character, and he or she is bound to return, bigger, stronger, faster, more awesome than before. Or maybe the character comes back more spectacular, amazing, and all-new than before…. That didn’t work out quite right, and speaking of not quite right, this week we learn the fate of one of our favorite characters – one that was expected to be dead much longer than 13 months.